Document, 1796 September 26

Title:
Document, 1796 September 26
Library Location:
Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Name:
Gore, Christopher; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Format:
correspondence
Digital Project:
Papers of John Jay
Date:
1796 September 26
Note:
The entire content of the original has been digitized.
Physical Description:
3
Subjects:
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Summary:
Jay's confidence in John Trumbull caused the British to accept him as American nominee for the fifth commissioner. On their part the American commissioners accepted Dr. Swabeye as the British nominee. Trumbull's name was drawn by lot. He looks forward to a reasonably smooth adjustment of the claims between the citizens of the United States and subjects of Britain.
Identifier:
columbia.jay.08476

Document, 1796 September 26